Texas A&M Collects Verbal From Bolles Sprinter Manita Sathianchokwisan

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Photo Courtesy: Manita Sathianchokwisan

NEW COMMIT: Texas A&M University has received a new verbal commitment for the 2022-23 season and beyond from Manita Sathianchokwisan of Jacksonville, Fla.

She will join Sarah Lankford, Blakely Schuricht and Hadley Beeson as a member of the Aggies’ Class of 2026.

Regarding her commitment, she said:

“I am beyond excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at Texas A&M University. I am truly grateful for my family, coaches, teammates, and friends for all their continued support. I can’t wait to be an Aggie!! TAMU ’26 Gig ’em!”

A talented sprinter, Sathianchokwisan trains year-round with Bolles School Sharks and most recently placed 12th in the 50m free and 16th in the 100m free at the Mizuno Atlanta Classic. She also earned silver in the 100m free and bronze in the 50m free at the UANA Tokyo Qualifier this past spring.

Internationally, she swam on the 4x100m free relay at the 18th Asian Games in 2018 and swept the 50m/100m free at the South East Asia Group Championships in 2019.

Her best times include:

  • 50 free – 22.85
  • 100 free – 49.98
  • 200 free – 1:54.45
  • 100 back – 57.58
  • 100 fly – 56.87

A rising senior at Bolles School, she was the runner-up in the 50 and 100 free during both her sophomore and junior seasons at the Florida 1A State Championships.

A native of Thailand, Sathianchokwisan will follow in the footsteps of fellow Thai sprinter Kornkarnjana Sapianchai who graduated from Texas A&M in 2020.

Under head coach Steve Bultman, Texas A&M finished sixth overall in the team standings at the 2021 SEC Championships.

The Aggies are bringing in a strong cohort in the fall of 2021 that includes Kaitlyn OwensMartina FuentesJoelle ReddinMeredith BrownShannon BagnalBrooke Fegley and Sarah Holt.

If you have a commitment to share, please send a photo and quote via email to hs@swimmingworld.com.